Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Buyer

Dulles, VA
Administration


Job Description

Job ID: JSD20180210-47925

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

 

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Summary/Responsibilities:

Buyer is responsible for purchasing a variety of complex or technical parts, material and/or services. Evaluate bids, select approved supplier(s) and negotiate price, delivery, quality and service. Obtain Supplier PO Acknowledgements on all awards. Responsible for PO maintenance and delivery status until delivery and PO close out. Negotiate and settle with suppliers regarding damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over-shipments, cancellations and engineering changes. Buyer typically administers relatively low dollar, high mix of requirements. Reports Directly to Purchasing Sr. Manager.

Qualifications:

  • A High School Diploma or General Education Degree and 2 or more years of experience is required.
  • Familiarity with Deltek Cost Point preferred

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 1-3 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Administrative
Group: Space